Kazi Zafar forms new faction

Calls on Khaleda
Kazi Zafar Ahmed formed a new faction on Friday, a day after his expulsion from Jatiya Party by its chairman HM Ershad. Kazi Zafar is the chairman of the new faction while Golam Mosih the secretary general, according to a press release. The faction was formed after a meeting at Mosih’s Gulshan residence attended by a good number of leaders of the party and its affiliated organisations, said the release.
The full committee will be announced in the second week of January, it said.
Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Thursday expelled Kazi Zafar Ahmed, a presidium member of JP, for ‘violation of party discipline’. Hours after, Kazi Zafar, in a statement, also expelled chairman Ershad from the party for ‘violating section 20(1)(ka) of the party constitution’.
On Friday evening, Kazi Zafar visited the main opposition leader and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan office.
Kazi Zafar led a 15-member delegation during the meeting with Khaleda.
UNB adds: Kazi Zafar at the meeting expressed solidarity with the opposition’s ongoing movement demanding that the national election be held under a non-party administration.
Talking to reporters after the meeting, the former minister said he reconstituted the committee of Jatiya Party by removing its chief HM Ershad. “I’m the chairman of the new committee and Ghulam Moshi its secretary general.”
Asked whether he talked about the upcoming parliamentary election with Khaleda, he said, “We discussed with the opposition leader various issues, including the election and movement. We’re expressing solidarity with the ongoing movement for holding the election under a non-party government.”
The other delegation members include Gulam Moshi, Moulana Mujibur Rahman Juktibadi, who recently quit Ershad-led Jatiya Party, and JP presidium member Golam Habib Dulal.

-With The Independent input

Related News

Tea garden workers still stay with strike for salary hike

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Yesterday, a government-convened meeting to consider raising the pay of workers in tea gardens came to an end without making a decision.At the Sreemangal office in Moulvibazar, the Department of Labor held a day-long meeting with tea gardens employee yesterday.The department will have another meeting with both workers and tea garden ... Read more

College teacher’s death: Husband sent to jail

A Natore court yesterday sent to jail Mamun Hossain, husband of college teacher Khairun Nahar whose body was recovered from her home on Sunday. Nasim Ahmed, officer-in-charge of the Natore sadar police station, said that Saber Hossain, a cousin of the deceased, filed the case with the police station. Though, none was accused in the ... Read more

Five dead as segment of viaduct of BRT falls on car in Uttara

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A total of five people were killed and two others injured after a segment of a viaduct meant for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project fell from a crane on a private car at Uttara in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday. The accident happened around 4pm at Jashim Uddin area, said ... Read more

Hasina pays tribute to Bangabandhu in Tungipara

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has paid tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at his final resting place in Tungipara on his death anniversary. After arriving in Gopalganj around 11 am on Monday, Hasina placed a wreath on Bangabandhu’s grave and observed a moment of silence as an army contingent gave a guard of honour. Later, ... Read more

Natore teacher who married student found dead

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Police recovered the body of a female college teacher from a rented house in Balaripara of Natore town, who married a student after six months of a love affair, from home early today. Deceased Khairun Nahar was an assistant professor of Philosophy department of Khubjipur Mozammel Haque Degree College in Gurudaspur ... Read more

Government considering two-day weekend at educational institutions: Dipu Moni

News Desk : dhakamirror.com In an effort to save electricity, the government is exploring two-day weekends for educational institutions, said education minister Dipu Moni. She made the declaration in response to a query from a reporter in the capital on Friday. “The situation hasn’t been resolved yet, though. Soon, a decision will be made “She ... Read more

Labour market resumes as Bangladesh sends 53 workers to Malaysia

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladesh has started sending migrant workers to Malaysia again after a four-year pause. On Monday at 11:40 p.m., an AirAsia flight departed Dhaka for Kuala Lumpur carrying a total of 53 employees who were under the management of the recruitment firm Catharsis International. The AirAsia flight carrying the Bangladeshi workers landed ... Read more

Complaint filed against Hero Alam for embezzlement

News Desk : dhakamirror.com For embezzlement and making death threats in Gazipur, a young person has submitted a written complaint against Hero Alam. Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Moniruzzaman said that Rubel Munshi (22) accused Hero Alam and his two associates in a complaint he submitted at the Sreepur police station in Gazipur. Ashraful Hossain also known ... Read more

Robbery, rape on bus in Tangail: One arrested

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Raja Mia, who was detained in Tangail in relation to a robbery and rape that occurred inside of a moving bus, has been placed on a five-day remand. Police brought him before the court with a seven-day remand plea on Thursday, 4 August, and Tangail Senior Judicial Magistrate Badal Kumar Chand ... Read more

Gang-rape, robbery on moving bus in Tangail

In Tangail, a group of armed men disguised as passengers boarded a bus headed for Chattogram, stole people’s money and possessions, and raped a woman while holding her at gunpoint. The terrifying occurrence happened early on Wednesday in Tangail’s Madhupur upazila’s Raktipara area, which is off the Dhaka-Tangail Highway. The bus of “Eagle Paribahan,” with ... Read more

Dhaka University teacher Samia Rahman’s demotion illegal: HC

News Desk : dhakamirror.com The action by Dhaka University administrators to demote faculty member Samia Rahman on accusations of plagiarism was declared “illegal” by the High Court on Thursday, August 4, 2022. The HC bench led by Justice Zafar Ahmed and Justice Md Akhtaruzzaman delivered the verdict after holding hearing on a writ petition filed ... Read more

Fresh SSC exam schedule announced

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A new schedule for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams 2022 has been released, reports UNB. The exam is scheduled to start on September 15 and last until October 15 according to the routine. On Sunday, the Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education issued the schedule for all educational boards. ... Read more

Eleven people killed when train rams microbus at rail crossing in Ctg

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Collision between a train and a microbus at a rail crossing in Mirsharai, Chattogram, resulted in at least 11 dead and two others badly injured on Friday. The accident took place at a level crossing near Baro Takia Railway Station at around 1:30 pm on Friday. The number of fatalities was ... Read more

Women outnumber men in Bangladesh’s 16.51cr current population

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladesh now has 165,158,616 people living there, according to preliminary results from the most recent census. There are 83,347,206 women and 81,712,824 men in the entire population. Up to 113,063,587 of them reside in rural areas, while 52,009,072 do so in urban areas. The population census has revealed that women outnumber ... Read more

Four jailed for taking proxy exam

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Yesterday, four people — two of whom were Dhaka University students — were given prison terms for taking the rajshahi University (RU) admission test on behalf of candidates. Dr. Shamir Ray, a lecturer at the Gazi Medical College in Khulna, was given a one-year jail term. Ekhlasur Rahman, a student at ... Read more

Bus strikes roadside tree in Bagerhat, leaving 2 dead and 15 injured

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A bus lost control and hit a roadside tree at Fakirhat upazila in Bagerhat on Tuesday (July 26, 2022), leaving two passengers dead and fifteen others wounded. The deceased are Anwara Begum (40), of the Matiranga region of Khagrachhari district, and Moni Mallik (24), the son of Siddique Mallick of Sapleja ... Read more

Wasfia Nazreen is the first Bangladeshi to summit K-2

Mountaineer Wasfia Nazreen became the first Bangladeshi to reach the top of the world’s second highest peak K2, the news agency AFP reported on Friday. Three of the world’s top climbers, Mingma Tenzi Sherpa, Mingma David Sherpa, and Nirmal Purja, were part of her Renata Limited-sponsored expedition. Iranian Afsaneh Hesamifard, Pakistani mountaineer Samina Baig and ... Read more

Eden College student killed in Dhaka road accident

News Desk : dhakamirror.com A Eden Mahila College student died after she fell from a battery-run rickshaw in old Dhaka’s Bangshal area on early Thursday. The accident took place when Salma along with her cousin Mohamamd Hasan were heading towards her college hostel on the rickshaw from Sadarghat area. They returned to Dhaka on a ... Read more

Argentina considering opening embassy in Dhaka

Argentina, a south-American nation, has expressed interest to set up a diplomatic mission in Dhaka, in an effort to strengthen its commercial and political ties with Bangladesh.Claudio Rozencwaig, the undersecretary of foreign policy at the foreign ministry in Argentina, came up with the disclosure at a meeting with Jashim Uddin, president of the Federation of ... Read more

Padma Bridge: Tk 10.97cr toll collected in 3 days

The government has earned Tk 10.97 crore in revenue from tolls collected from vehicles that crossed the Padma Bridge in three days.Tk 10.97 crore was collected from 12:00am on Thursday to 11:59pm on Saturday, according to Bangladesh Bridges Authority.A total of 74,222 vehicles crossed the Padma Bridge during this period.Of them, a total of 22,703 ... Read more